Statistical highlights: India vs Sri Lanka 2nd ODI

Updated: 02 February 2009 08:51 IST

The statistical highlights of the second One-Day International match between India and Sri Lanka on Saturday.

Statistical highlights: India vs Sri Lanka 2nd ODI
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Following are the statistical highlights of the second One-Day International match between India and Sri Lanka on Saturday.

# Jayawardene and Kandamby were associated in a fourth-wicket stand of 100 runs - Sri Lanka's highest ever against India at Colombo, RPS, bettering the 83 between Gunawardene and Kaluwitharana on July 22, 2001.

# Dhoni is the sixth wicket-keeper after Andy Flower, Mark Boucher, Adam Gilchrist, Alec Stewart and Kumar Sangakkara to achieve the 'double' of 4,000 runs and 100 dismissals in the history of ODIs.

# Dhoni took only 114 innings to complete the aforesaid 'double', outstripping Kumar Sangakkara's previous record of achieving the double in 119 innings.

# Ishant Sharma (4/57) registered his best bowling figures in Sri Lanka, eclipsing his 3 for 52 in the first ODI at Dambulla on January 28, 2009.

# Sharma (4/57) has now bagged four wickets in an innings three times - his best two bowling figures being 4 for 38 against Australia at Melbourne on February 10,2008 and 4 for 41 against Sri Lanka at Hobart on February 26, 2008.

# Yuvraj Singh made his third fifty against Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka. Yuvraj's 38th half-century in ODIs is his sixth against Sri Lanka.

# Mahela Jayawardene (52 off 75 balls) registered his 13th fifty against India - his 49th overall.

# Thilina Kandamby (93 not out) recorded his best ever innings in ODIs, bettering his 59 against Pakistan at Karachi on January 21, 2009.

# India posted their seventh win in a row in ODIs - the best ever winning sequence under Dhoni's leadership.

Topics : Cricket
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